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Recap / Dragon Tales S 1 E 4

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Airdate: September 9, 1999

Emmy loves winning games, so when she loses a game of Freeze Tag with the others, she gets angry and quits. Quetzal helps Emmy see that even though it's fun to win, winning isn't always everything.

"Tails You Lose" contains examples of:

  • An Aesop: Winning is fun, but it's not the most important part of a game; what's more important is having fun.
  • Argument of Contradictions:
    Wheezie: OH!!! They're dragons Zak, not snails!
    Zak: Slow music is better for the game.
    Wheezie: Is not!
    Zak: Is too!
    Wheezie: Is not!
    Zak: Is too!
    Wheezie: Is not!
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  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: After Emmy loses, she furiously decides to go home, and since Max refused to come with her, she exits Dragon Land alone.
  • Sore Loser: Emmy's conflict for the episode.

After Zak steps on a spiny-pine and gets one of its thorns stuck in his foot, he has to go see Dr. Booboogone, but is too scared to go. But since he can't compete in the two-headed dragon contest with his foot hurting, the others help him see that the doctor isn't so bad after all.

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